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Joined Unesco Wednesday, 11 September 1974

Président de la République:
Son Exc. M. Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa

Permanent Delegation

H. E. Mr António Nóvoa
Ambassador, Permanent Delegate

Curriculum vitae

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António Nóvoa CV

- Born on December 12, 1954, in Valença (Portugal).
- President of the University of Lisbon (2006-2013).
- Honorary President of the University of Lisbon (since 2014).
- Full Professor at the Institute of Education of the University of Lisbon (since 1996).
- Ph.D. in Education, University of Geneva (Switzerland), 1986.
- Ph.D. in History, University of Paris IV-Sorbonne (France), 2006.
- Doctor Honoris Causa by four universities: University of Algarve (Portugal), 2015; University of Brasília (Brazil), 2015; Lusophone University of Humanities and Technologies (Portugal), 2016; Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), 2017.
- Consultant for Education of the President of the Portuguese Republic (1996-1999).
- Corresponding Academician of the Academy of Sciences of Lisbon and of the International Academy of Portuguese Culture.
- President of the Commemorations of the Day of Portugal (2012).
- In 2005, he received the Grand Cross of the Order of Public Instruction (Portugal).
- In 2014, he earned the Annual Prize of the University of Coimbra.

António Nóvoa has a wide international experience, namely in European and American universities. He has conducted graduate seminars in thirty universities. He was a Professor or Visiting Researcher at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (1993/1994), University of Oxford (2001), Columbia University in New York (2002), University of Brasília (2013/2014) and Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (2017).

António Nóvoa has given about 400 main lectures on educational and scientific matters, in countries like Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, England, Italy, Portugal, Switzerland, Sweden, and the United States of America.

António Nóvoa is a specialist in History of Education and Comparative Education, having published in subjects such as the teaching profession, teacher education, education and higher education policies, university pedagogy or the future of universities. Its academic bibliography consists of about 200 titles, published in countries like Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Germany, Finland, France, Greece, England, Portugal, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United States of America.

In 2016, he ran as an independent candidate for President of the Portuguese Republic, and finished in second place.

Contact

Permanent Delegation of Portugal to UNESCO
Maison de l'UNESCO
Bureaux M2.25
1, rue Miollis
75732 PARIS Cédex 15
Telephone
01.45.68.30.55
01.45.68.30.60
Fax
01.45.68.30.54
E-mail
dl.portugal(a)unesco-delegations.org

National Commission

H.E. Amb. José Filipe Moraes Cabral
President
Ms Rita Brasil de Brito
Secretary-General
Contact

Portuguese National Commission for UNESCO
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Largo das Necessidades
1350-215 Lisboa
Portugal
Phone: (351 21) 394 66 52
Fax: (351 21) 394 69 60
Email: cnu(a)mne.pt; rita.brasilbrito(a)mne.pt
Website: www.unescoportugal.mne.pt